Jeffrey Stoddard

Apr 25th 1970 - Oct 31st 2013

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LIFESTORY:

Jeffrey William Stoddard, age 43, of Grand Haven and formerly of Holland, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at his home on Thursday, October 31, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Blondie Speet and Clinton Stoddard.

Jeffrey was born on April 25, 1970 in Holland, MI to William and Nancy (Speet) Stoddard. He graduated from Saugatuck High School in 1989 and worked as a chef for several West Michigan restaurants. He enjoyed the outdoors and watching storms coming in over Lake Michigan. He loved classic and alternative rock.

He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Heather (Veihl); his children, Donovan Stoddard and Gabrielle Stoddard; his parents, William and Nancy Stoddard of Holland; his brother, Jerry and Christin Stoddard of Holland; his sister, Jennifer Stoddard of Holland; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Garrrett and Marian Veihl of Grand Haven; his grandmother, Myrtle Stoddard of Avon Park Florida; his sister-in-law, Kim Veihl of Grand Haven, his brother-in-law Bryan Veihl of Grand Haven; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Gibson Christian Reformed Church, 6486 140th Avenue in Holland with Rev. Mark Quist officiating.

Visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Monday, November 4, 2013 at the Mulder Chapel, Dykstra Funeral Homes, 188 West 32nd Street.

Memorial contributions may be given to Ottawa County Mental Health, 1111 Fulton Street, Suite 1, Grand Haven, MI 49417.

Arrangements by the Mulder Chapel, Dykstra Funeral Homes, www.dykstrafuneralhome.com.

Jeffrey Stoddard